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Follow host Theresa Marquez as she exposes the realities of our broken food system and explores solutions put forward by our country's brightest changemakers.

Rootstock Radio celebrates the changemakers who are working to restore and revitalize our broken food and farming system. We balance the doom-and-gloom with real-life solutions for a sustainable future.

Dec 25, 2017

Robyn O'Brien is an author, former food industry analyst, TEDx speaker and mother of four. She is also founder of the AllergyKids Foundation, an organization that aims to make clean and safe food affordable to all children.

Robyn's interest in ensuring good food for all children really began when her youngest child had...


Dec 18, 2017

Margaret Krome of the Michael Fields Agricultural Institute is bringing farmers and fishermen together to support sustainable agriculture practices in the Midwest, which, in turn, will protect the fisheries in the Gulf. Stewardship of land in the upper Midwest directly affects the livelihoods of fishermen in the gulf,...


Dec 11, 2017

Marjorie Kelly of The Democracy Collaborative is working to shift our economy toward shared ownership and control by exploring alternatives to capitalism. The root of the socio-economic problems in our country, as Marjorie sees it, is "this deep underlying architecture of ownership that is driving wealth inequality and...


Dec 4, 2017

"Our market system has been ripped out of any democratic boundaries," says Frances Moore Lappe. She says the top three wealthiest Americans now control more wealth than the bottom half of Americans combined. Frances believes this is because we have accepted materialism, selfishness and competition as the...


Nov 27, 2017

Dr. Temple Grandin is a renowned animal welfare activist as well as a professor and author. She has a unique perspective into the minds of animals thanks to her autism, and because of her hard work, half of the cattle in the United States are handled in facilities Dr. Grandin designed. Through her efforts in...